BREAKING: Football Legend Just Found DEAD

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TAMPA, Fla. – Legendary quarterback John Reaves who starred at the University of Florida and played professionally for 13 years was found dead in his South Tampa home on Tuesday.

The 67-year-old former Gator and Bucs quarterback was found dead by a family member who went to check on Reaves and found him dead in his bed on Tuesday afternoon.

The Hillsborough County Medical Examiner’s office is conducting a routine death investigation and has not determined a cause of death.

WFLA reports that Reaves was a hometown football star who played for Robinson High School and went on to become All American quarterback for the Gators at the University of Florida. He was a first-round draft pick in the 1972 NFL Draft and played for the Philadelphia Eagles and other NFL teams – including the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Cincinnati Bengals, Minnesota Vikings and Houston Oilers- during his 13 years in the NFL.

He was voted one of the top 50 players for the Cincinnati Bengals 50-year Anniversary and recently posted about the honor on his Facebook page, “John Reaves voted one of Top 50 Players in Cincinnati Bengal 50 Year Anniversary. Invited to game and special events weekend by Bengals this year. Wow! Didn’t see that coming,” he wrote.


He leaves behind three children and several grandchildren.

Reaves’ friends and fans are mourning his death and are paying tribute to him on social media.

No details have been released about funeral arrangements.

Rest in peace brother and thanks for the memories…

God Bless.


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